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BASF Engineer Process Development (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN58216979ONLE16

Do you have questions regarding the application process or position? Ms. Fabienne Gläsel (Talent Acquisition) Tel.-Nr.: +49 (0)30 2005 58121

Cooperation with recruitment agencies is not accepted.

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time. Learn more about BASF SE at

The Process Research and Chemical Engineering Research Division brings together a variety of competencies, including inorganic chemistry, organic synthesis, battery materials research, catalysis, process development and technology, as well as technical services for laboratories/technical centers. In interdisciplinary global teams, we develop innovative products, processes and technologies for a sustainable future and work with internal and external customers.

What you can expect

From the idea to the profitable process - We develop and optimize production processes and thus enable innovations for materials, nutrition & health, polymers, crop protection and much more.

  • From the creation of initial process concepts to the evaluation of new technologies and support during the commissioning of the production plant - as a process developer you are right in the middle of it and accompany the entire process from A to Z.

  • You will ensure that the entire process is innovative and sustainable while having an eye for the big picture- our specialists will support you in optimizing individual process steps.

  • In development projects, you bring together scientists, process specialists and corporate divisions.

  • Furthermore, you will combine business requirements with the results of research for implementation in production and transfer these to plant engineering.

  • You think ahead: You plan and coordinate tests from laboratory to production scale and evaluate the progress of the project.

What we expect

  • We are looking for candidates who not only enjoy contributing their ideas, but also have the passion to implement them successfully.

  • Degree in chemical engineering, process engineering or technical chemistry, ideally with a doctorate.

  • Initial experience in process development is an advantage.

  • Ability to communicate complex interrelationships in German and English in an understandable way.

  • Team player but also appreciative of a good mixture of personal responsibility and backing.

We offer

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • Health and wellbeing programs to help you achieve better health and work-life balance.

  • A secure work environment because your health, safety and wellbeing is always our top priority.

  • With your contribution we create an environment for a sustainable future, because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.